Ruptures Radio Show // 18 May 2020

Live broadcast from “Ruptures” [Radio Lebanon 96.2FM] with song-by-song audio commentary, featuring musicians from Lebanon:

1. Lumi – Two Swords [2015]
2. The Bunny Tylers – Let There Be Light [2020]
3. The Butcher’s Bride- Lipsync [2020]
4. Elyse Tabet & Jawad Nawfal – Coast I [2020]
5. General Order 1 – Exponential [2020]
6. Hadi Zeidan – In the Goldroom [2019]
7. Bakisa – Notturno (Edit #6) [2020] PREMIERE
8. Kid Fourteen – Nobody Came, Nobody Wants To [2020]
9. Liliane Chlela – 2022 [2020] PREMIERE
10. Kinematik – Sahu [2020]
11. Postcards – Freediving [2020]
12. Sandmoon – Fiery Observation [2019]
13. Serge Yared – The State of The Union [2020]
14. The Incompetents – Bloody Rainbow (Daniel Johnston cover) [2011]
15. Sary Moussa – In Praise of Shadows [2020]


(2014 end-of-year lists) – MASHROU’ LEILA

I asked some of my musician friends from Beirut, to list their 10 favorite albums of 2014…
Or the music they’ve listened to the most during the past year, regardless of date of release

MASHROU’ LEILA

Firas Aboufakher & Carl Gerges

In no particular order:

– Jungle: S/t
– Sbtrkt: Wonder Where We Land
– Chet Faker: Built On Glass
– Leonard Cohen: Popular Problems
– Damon Albarn: Everyday Robots
– Hans Zimmer: Interstellar OST
– Wild Beasts: Present Tense
– Feu Chatterton: Chatterton
– Azealia Banks: Broke With Expensive Taste
– Taylor Swift: 1989

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Haig Papazian

In no particular order:

– David Byrne & St. Vincent: Love This Giant
– St. Vincent: S/t
– Damon Albarn: Everyday Robots
– Jungle: S/t
– La Roux: Trouble In Paradise
– Lykke Li: I Never Learn
– Wild Beasts: Present Tense
– Owen Pallett: In Conflict
– Christine & The Queens: Chaleur Humaine

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(2011 end-of-year lists) – HAMED SINNO

I asked some of my favorite musicians from Beirut and beyond, to tell me what their favorite records of 2011 were…

Hamed Sinno: musician (Mashrou’ Leila)

– tUnE-yArDs: W H O K I L L
– Adele: 21
– Foster The People: Torches
– Young The Giant: Young The Giant
– Anna Calvi: Self-titled
– Piers Faccini: My Wilderness
– Hercules & Love Affair: Blue Songs
– Maria Minerva: Cabaret Cixous
– PJ Harvey: Let England Shake
– Lykke Li: Wounded Rhymes
– Florence + The Machine: Ceremonials
– Arcade Fire: The Suburbs
– Radiohead: The King Of Limbs

MASHROU’ LEILA // Ruptured Session // 12 Oct 2009

This band needs very little in the way of introduction…. Recent winners of the 96.2FM music prize, fresh from a string of concerts in the south of Lebanon, truly outstanding neo-rockers Mashrou’ Leila graced the studios of Radio Lebanon with an impromptu interview/mini-concert. Present in the studio were violin player Haig Papazian, guitarist Andre Chedid (playing acoustic), drummer Carl Gerges (on djembe), guitarist Firas Abou Fakher (on tambourine), vocalist Hamed Sinno… and of course indispensable sound engineer Fadi Tabbal.

Listen:
Mashrou3 1 + Mashrou3 2


Track listing:
Mashrou’ Leila
Kasabian
Arctic Monkeys
Pink Martini
Neyssatou
Mashrou’ Leila LIVE
Erik Truffaz
Mashrou’ Leila LIVE
Sarya el Sawass
Nahawand
El Gits Band
Jadal
Mashrou’ Leila LIVE


[Photos by Tanya Traboulsi]

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